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    1924 Home Town Coolidge Club Collection Calvin Coolidge was the favorite son of Plymouth, Vermont. He was the running mate of Republican candidate Warren G. Harding in 1920, and became President when Harding died of a heart attack in 1923.- When he ran for re-election in 1924, supporters in his home town started a club to support his campaign. Here is an incredible collection of items from that club. First is a mimeographed welcome letter from club president Edward J. Blanchard. Next is a membership certificate for a William A. Morton, dated June 15, 1924, complete with a photograph of Plymouth. Next are three smaller forms printed on colored cardstock, all having an oval portrait of Coolidge. Attached to one of these is the key item in this grouping, a fabulous and rare 7/8" celluloid portrait pinback advertising the club. Sheet music collectors will enjoy the two copies of Keep Cool and Keep Coolidge included with different photos on the covers. Rounding out this interesting lot is a flat "Rooter-Phone" (megaphone) with the words and music to this same song. All items are in excellent condition save for the megaphone which exhibits some tears and damage. These items would make an interesting display.

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    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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